Automated libraries are slowly shifting to Electronic Libraries that will eventually lead to the establishment of Digital Libraries.With decreasing shelf space and ever growing collections in the libraries, CSIR-NISCAIR has been advocating the conversion of automated libraries into electronic libraries.
CSIR-NISCAIR has access to international databases. Information is obtained through online searching from over 1500 international databases. Skilled personnel at CSIR-NISCAIR perform searches for research scientists and the corporate sector who use these databases for the latest R&D, commercial and market information. More
NSL possess few important CD-ROM databases including ADONIS, BPO, CA, CAB Abstracts, FACCTS, Global Books in Print, GPO, IEL, SCI, Current Contents, ExtraMED, Indian Standards, LISA Plus, PASCAL, Ulrich Plus and US Patents, etc. More
NSL provides its scientists / members/ users the facility to access / browse and download any paper for their use from 4256 international e-journals published by 16 publishers / societies (as per details in the table). In addition, users have access to over 2500 open access journals. More